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Averett University is a private institution that was founded in 1859. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 877, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 252 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Averett University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 27. Its tuition and fees are $25,950 (2012-13).
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Averett is an inspiring place to learn, live and work, with an impressive diversity of academic program offerings grounded in the liberal arts and influenced by a strong values-based educational experience. There is a wide range of traditional aged and adult students who come to Averett and whose lives are forever changed as a result. I am fortunate to work with talented faculty and staff who help students discover their own greatness. It is affirming that so many alumni and friends are so deeply devoted to Averett.
Averett University is a place with new vision and enduring values. As we move forward- establishing new opportunities for students, creating important connections with our alumni and friends, and serving this region as a full partner in its success-the heart of Averett remains the same. From our commitment to equipping students for the future, to our liberal arts tradition, to the sense of belonging and family orientation that we share-no matter what we do, those things remain paramount.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Baptist General Association of Virginia|
When applying to Averett University, it's important to note the application deadline is July 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 15. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 54.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||54.2%|
|Application deadline||July 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Averett University is 10:1, and the school has 74.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Averett University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Social Sciences; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 57.5 percent.
Averett University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 877, with a gender distribution of 50.9 percent male students and 49.1 percent female students. At this school, 54.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 46.0 percent of students live off campus. Averett University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Averett University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Averett University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Averett University, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Averett University.
|Students who have cars on campus||75%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Averett University, 80.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,894.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$25,950 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,370 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data